Fitz on Fantasy

New England Patriots Buying Guide

Bill Belichick has long hated your fantasy teams. And now, after a series of offseason acquisitions that larded the Patriots’ roster with a multitude of contributors at the skill positions, Belichick can hate your fantasy teams just a little bit more. ...

Adam Gase developed a reputation as a quarterback whisperer after coaxing career-best seasons from Peyton Manning and the notoriously indifferent Jay Cutler. Gase may indeed be a QB-friendly coach, but his record shows that he’s a hardcore devotee of th...

Dalvin Cook is an interesting Rorschach test for fantasy drafters. Do you see the college star who amassed 4,188 yards from scrimmage and 40 touchdowns in his final two seasons at Florida State, or the Scouting Combine flop who tested poorly in Indianapol...

NBA fans of a certain age will remember World B. Free, a flamboyant guard who averaged better than 22 points per game over a 10-year stretch from the late ’70s to the mid-’80s. Free (whose given name was Lloyd) was a shooter without conscious, a man w...

Let’s start with the acknowledgement that Jordan Howard is good. Really good. A fifth-round pick from the University of Indiana and the 10th running back selected in last year’s draft, Howard was a divisive love/hate prospect among the draftnik and fa...

The ultimate takeaway from Aaron Rodgers’ 2016 season was “still great,” but it was really two seasons in one for the Green Bay quarterback. Rodgers was uncharacteristically mortal for the first month and a half, then went nuclear from late October ...

Cleveland Browns Buying Guide

With fantasy draft day fast approaching, Pat Fitzmaurice is taking a team-by-team look at every key player’s fantasy football value relative to his current ADP (average draft position). We move to the Factory of Sadne...

Pittsburgh Steelers Buying Guide

Pat Fitzmaurice breaks down why multi-faceted Le’Veon Bell has earned his vote for no.1 overall pick over Cardinals rusher David Johnson.   For the last two years, the Steelers have seemingly been on the...